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Jun 18, 2011 5:00pm EDT
>> and now siva vaidhanathan contends that because google is the sole search engine for many internet users, the company is able to control what is greatest interest and value on the web presenting a single review of what is available to the user. the author argues for changes in the ways that people sword and receive information on line. mr. siva vaidhanathan presents his arguments at the harvard university bookstore in cambridge massachusetts for a little over an hour. .. >> one company would serve as the lens through which we view the world in so many ways, so many times a day. i'm not sure, at least i wasn't sure at the beginning, that we should complain about this situation. after all, we invited it, we celebrate it, we relish it, and we do it, right? we google all the time. and so, um, i tried to enter this project with that sense of weirdness first and foremost. i wanted to, i wanted to, um, constantly remind myself and remind my readers that this was not the natural state of things. things could have gone very differently. so go back to when google was a newborn. you
Jun 6, 2011 6:30am EDT
is important is what google identifies as important for a search and that was a huge break for red helped google. but has evolved would do with power from learning. it learns from the data. all be fixeds you do you choose a result or maybe say this doesn't work and the will put in another term. this is information google uses and learns about the world from that. let me look at behavior of other people. the google learns synonyms and by the same process learned languages from documents they use with translated text from one to another. it could learn by seeing algorithms how language works and that is out google translate works. you can see how artificial intelligence really is integral to what google does. there are other things you can say. google is a x company or a technology company or an internet company. it is an artificial intelligence company as well. >> i see more and more power it continues to get. but this is where they will increase and get in trouble, how much information they have about people and how they're using it and the conflict between what they are trying to do whic
Jun 14, 2011 9:00pm PDT
quote you are in a hurry for information. google speeding up how fast a page loads by rendering it they predict what you want. new technology that knows what results the user wants to go ahead and say by the way start down loading that early. >>reporter: that means the page appears almost instantly compared to the average speed of 5 seconds. instant pages available in google browser called chrome. other browsers might feature it later. ever wonder where a photo was taken. another feature search by image. up load photo or simply drag and drop in the search field. similar photo will appear with the location. google says it won't save the photo nor will it use photo recognition technology on anyone in the shot. technology analyst david needle says watch dog on the look out for any breach in privacy. >> now roll out and see how it plays out. you know the privacy people are on them every step of the way to keep themonest. >>reporter: it took a team of
Jun 14, 2011 9:00pm PDT
quote features. they see a dramatic rise in search on mobile device 5 times greater than 2 years ago. google also will make voice search available on desk top already offered on mobile did he vase. >> keep improving google user experience doing the right thing for our usersnd users assume that is how it should be and they want more. >>reporter: the new feature will also raise competitive before for rival yahoo and binge. some of the features are available now. others rolled out in the weeks ahead. you have to do a search to find out when you have alaska is tows them. in san francisco david lou abc 7 news. >> on the subject of technolog technology. if the tv starts talking to you soon, probably not insane. tonight woyvrment you probably are a comcast customer. cable giant announce today that it plans to bring skype video phone calls to tv sets later this year. subscribeser able to rent a kit from comcast that include a web cam and adapter that plugs into
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Jun 18, 2011 11:30am EDT
. ipos that are hitting the markets . we are seeing that kay by day. look, you tell me apple and google and ibm. they didn't create jobs . we should be back on horse buggies . slam that altogether. it is a nigh eve at the same time to me. >> a lot of folks say americans don't make anything anymore and that may be true in the auto industry fair game and we are innovating in the technology area . it seems that the president doesn't want to address that and give cudos to company in california that are creating jobs. >> and in new york. don't forget. he's a crummy example. that is because technology is taking the place was humans . most definitely we need more investment to make that happen . a lot of the efficienciy has to do with getting away from capitol. >> are we creating jobs or no? >> i think we are. the president's motive behind this is great. technology killed the entire out house cleaning industry. manufacturer paying three and one . not coming back in the traditional sense that we had before. technology and farmers. two ways to increase jobs. unless we have a energy plan or black
Jun 24, 2011 11:00pm EDT
2008. he passed away yesterday. >>> coming up on the news edge at 11:00 search engine google is under the microscope, why the federal government is taking a closer look at the internet giant. >>> check out some of the other stories on our rundown. the news edge at 11:00 is coming right back.  >>> if you type justice department and anti-trust probe into google, you don't have to control down far to see is a report about google's -- to see a report about google's latest issues with the government. >> reporter: the top anti-trust official at the department of justice offered only a one word reply when she was asked at a u.s. chamber of commerce event if she would comment on the federal probes facing google. >> no. >> reporter: the northern california-based internet giant confirmed friday it is cooperating in a federal investigation into whether google uses its top nance in the search engine field to push its other -- dominance in the search engine field to push its other services. >> when you consider the fact that they now reach 1 billion visitors every month because you ar
Jun 24, 2011 6:30pm PDT
government is searching for answers from google about its dominance on the world wide web. it's "nightly business report" for friday, june 24. this is "nightly business report" with susie gharib and tom hudson. "nightly business report" is made possible by: this program is made possible by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. captioning sponsored by wpbt >> tom: good evening and thanks for joining us. my colleague susie gharib is off tonight. within the concerns shifted to italy, trading of italian bank stocks was halted due to volatility. >> we say awe rare sign of economic activity, new orders for manufactured goods rose 1.9% last month after dropping 2.7% in april. on top of that on top of that it turns out the economy grew at annualized rate of 1.9% in the first quarter. that's slightly faster than originally reported, but much slower than last year's pace. and, as suzanne pratt reports, experts are fretting about where the economy goes from here. >> reporter: this was not how the recovery was supposed to go. two years after the great recession, the u.
Jun 2, 2011 5:00am EDT
from google that chinese hackers were behind the attempt to hack g mail accounts. >> tensions have been growing in hungary between ewan formed civil guard groups. >> this is a wide street in the gypsy ghetto of the party. there is no work and many children and the people scrape by on well fare. mostly child benefits. >> there are very poor people here, and i'm one of them. though i'm rich in the lord. we need more attention to the streets and the people. >> he says he hears their plea, but before the carrot comes the stick. >> there are certain crimes particular of gypsies. that's why we speak of gypsy crime. loan sharks and the homes and gardens. >> and this is the way the mayor plans to repair order. i'm on my way with them now to visit the scene of a recent incident. >> but they are seen as part of the problem, not the solution by the central government. a kind of party police. they can only operate in this town under the mayor's protection. >> these are the -- >> this lady told me that the that they raid her garden regularly. last time the these even stole the metal poles holding up
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Jun 15, 2011 10:00am PDT
the google test. if you can find a service or a good available on google or the internet, then the federal government probably doesn't need to be providing that good or service. (audience reacts) >> stephen: yes. if you can find it on google, the government shouldn't do it. that's why the government shouldn't do porn. (laughter) i mean... (cheers and applause) guys... why pay the post office 44 cents to send your grandma a letter when you can pay fedex 25 bucks. it shows her you care more and when grandma fedexs you a birthday card with $5 in it, it will only take four more years to have enough to send her a thank you note. so i say we can google test our way to eliminating the government all together. okay, for instance, who needs the department of transportation to maintain our interstate highways when i can just google r. pasqually and sons paving. it's right there on their web site "no paving job is too big." good. they can fill the potholes on i-95. as long as mr. di pasqually has more sons than michele bachmann. and, folks, it's easy. we can eliminate medicare. there's all kinds of h
Jun 29, 2011 11:00pm PDT
many same-sex marriage are expected the first day of legal marriage in new york and the effect google will have on facebook and if the giants can keep their hot streak goes against the cubs. fee court is now in session. ♪ that airline charged me a 150-dollar change fee. southwest would never do that. your honor, chump change. that is not right. i don't understand how three clicks of a mouse can cost me 150 dollars. sir. it's personnel on the telephone. [ laughing ] it's computer time... it's personnel on the, on the, on the desks. we can't afford to do this for free, your honor. jury? guilty. [ cheering ] [ male announcer ] don't pay a change fee on top of a fare difference. fly southwest, the only major airline that never charges change fees. . >>> in national news a new mexico wildfire continues to rage. threatening a nuclear weapons laboratory. the pyroscoped more than 108 square miles. fire crews managed to hold a defense line across the southern boundary. the epa is watching the area, monitoring for signs of a chemical leak. >> in new york, the most exciting announcement since
Jun 1, 2011 6:00pm PDT
, google says chinese hackers have tarringed e-mail accounts of 12 u.s. officials. >> a controversial damn in the brazilian amazon gets approval. opponents say it will destroy the ecosystem. >> we begin in syria where a 13-year-old boy has become the symbol of anti-government protests. hamza al-khatib was abtucted and tortured to death by local security forces. this contains graphic images. >> uprisings often need a human face. this is the face of syrian's revolt. 13-year-old hamza al-khatib allegedly tortured to death by local security forces. images are impossible to verify. the body appears battered with gunshot wounds and signs of horriffic torture. at his few radical -- at his funeral, his family was in no doubt. so what happened to the 13-year-old? it seems over a month ago hamza was picked up by security forces. fimely last week his body was returned. his family says they were threatened and told to stay silent. they found signs of torture. his neck broken and mutilation of his genitals. images spread fast on facebook and youtube. sensing the damage, syrian tv broadcast a lengthy de
Jun 2, 2011 7:00am EDT
. >> still to come on "g.m.t." -- google believes chinese hackers have tried to access email of u.s. government officials. and more lethal tornadoes touched down in the united states, leaving a trail of death and destruction. >> tensions between the large minority and the roma majority have sharpened in recent months with the setting up the several uniform civil guard groups under the wing of a far-right party. >> this is a street in the gypsy ghetto. there's no work, many children, and the people scrape by on welfare, mostly child benefits. >> there are very poor people here, and i'm one of them, though i'm rich in the lord. what we need is a proper street, work places, and a bit more attention for the poor. >> the town says he hears their plea, but before the carrot comes the steak. >> there are certain crimes that are typical of gypsies. that's why we speak of gypsy crime, loan sharks. >> and this is the way the mayor plans to create order. he's restored his prewar, i'm on my way with him now to visit the scene of a recent incident. but he's seen as part of the problem, not the
Jun 28, 2011 11:00pm EDT
really make a difference. cyber showdown. google's plan to get you off of facebook. white tracy morgan is in hot water again. -- why tracy morgan is in hot water again. >> of an unarmed man was shot and killed by a police officer. we have learned that the officer has been fired. this happened in fairfax county. despite his dismissal the victim's widow is far from satisfied. >> it was right here on route 1 nearly two years ago when 52- year-old david masters was shot and killed by a fairfax police officer. that officer has been fired. but love and say that is not nearly enough punishment. gail masters says that it is like reliving the anger, pain all over again. she had sent him a text that said "are you home?" he was already dead. >> even though we were divorced, weaver together every day. >> officers got -- we were together every day. officers had gotten a call about someone stealing flowers from a nursery and about a stolen car. when his truck started slowly rolling away, the officer fired. the police the power and has concluded an 18-month probe but the fairfax county attorney ruled
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Jun 23, 2011 3:00pm EDT
chloroform, i looked up chloroform. >> did you input so -- into a google search engine. >> i ask the witness be allowed to finish. >> i can't reremember. if she would read back what i said i might know if i had something else to say. judge: madam court reporter read back the last portion of the question-and-answer that you heard and wait until she tells you to go ahead, miss anthony. court reporter: do you recall denying you made any searches for how to make chloroform? answer: i didn't look up how to make it i locked up chloroform. >> i looked up chloroform and when you look up chloroform you don't have to look up how to make it on there, it tells you what the chains are. >> you testified in the past that you looked up chlorophyll, correct? >> objection. judge: overruled. witness: i looked up chloroform at the same time. >> you suggested the google search engine asked you if you wanted to change the spelling of chlorophyll when you made this search, correct? witness: correct. >> because you spilled chlorophyll wrong? witness: correct. >> did you input the word into google "how to make chlo
Jun 24, 2011 4:00pm PDT
of jury tampering. >> coming up, google under investigation. the feds taking a look at business dealings inside of the googleplex. >> back in custody and back in court. why notorious mobster whitey bulger says he can't afford to defend himself. >> sunny skies now, and clouds will fill back in overnight leading to a cool down saturday warm up sunday. full forecast is coming up. >>> investigators are now looking into the way google does business. >> google confirmed the ftc is investigating if google abuses dominance on internet search autos there is one another launched this month. >> it's been a rough couple weeks for google. first department of justice starts investigating reports google illegally displayed ads for so called rogue pharmacies. now, ftc looking into allegations the company man nip plated search results to steer users to its own sites and burying link tosz competitors. google says it's unclear about concerns but ak nolged the investigation today in a company blog entitled supporting choice, ensuring economic opportunity, quote we respect the ftc process and will be working
Jun 24, 2011 6:00pm PDT
it home. dan and carolyn? >> thank you slch -- very much. >> still ahead google investigation. is the search engine unfairly trying to bury competitors? why the president sk asked to keep his distance. >> big weekend for nascar. tonight from infin onraceway, why this group is considered an economic indicator. >> do you remember stranded travelers last weekend? here is what they could have received if only they'd known to ask. i'm michael finney with your righghghghghghghghghghghghghghgh >> closed captioning brought to you by mancini sleepworld. >>> investigators launching into another investigation into google and business practices. this is the second investigation come to light in the past weeks. now there are political ramifications. abc 7's mark matthews is here to explain why the obama administration is being dragged into this. mark? >> it thooz do with eric schmidt, a big financial support yir when barack obama was running for president. he's been appointed to the counsel and now, google is under investigation by the ftc and the department of justice, well, there are que
Jun 14, 2011 11:00pm PDT
temperatures and less fog. >>> today, i am very happy to announce google instant pages. >> google held a news conference in san francisco today to unveil some new things coming to google's search. we were there. >> reporter: google unveiled instant pages which they claim will save you two to four second on average. normally when you pick a webpage, it takes on average five seconds to load before you can do anything with that page. so now with instant pages, google will try to guess what you're going to pick from the search results and prerender that page so when you click on it, it's already loaded and ready to go. this screen is split in two, the right side is running instant pages, the left is a regular search. when running a search at the same time, you can see the right side loads the search results quicker. >> today, we're also announcing search by image on desktop. >> reporter: google also unveiled a really cool way to search with a picture. say you can't remember where you were in a picture of yourself, you know you're on vacation. you can drag and drop a picture into the search box an
Jun 25, 2011 12:00pm PDT
brothers opened the -- have you ever wondered how google seems to deliver exactly what you want to hear? instead of broadening their horizons, maybe it is trapping as a side of our own bubble -- trapping us inside of our own bubble. >> the mess in greece was not formally on the agenda of the eu summit but it was on the minds of all of the gathering leaders. the key is whether the prime minister can win a vote next week and seeking a approval for tax increases. some are saying that this is the biggest crisis since the second world war for europe. >> we must build a kind of united states of europe. in this way only with hundreds of millions of joiners will be able to regain the simple joys and hopes which makes life worth living. >> europe's union group out of the experience of what happened when the national interest is pursued to its ultimate and most terrible conclusion. what could have been more logical to the british were later than assuming those powers for the common good. right from the start, the european community was seen as a mechanism for binding germany peacefully within the
Jun 5, 2011 8:00pm PDT
here on this special and in a "time" magazine essay. from google, executive chairman eric schmidt, the head of the u.s. military's crack team of innovators, dr. regina dugan, author steven johnson, economist paul romer, venture capitalist len baker and innovation maven john kao. >> the problems are much more serious than most people realize and the consequences are more grave than most people realize. >> but let's get started by first understanding innovation and watching the effect it has had on societies over the last centuries. >>> so, why does innovation matter? helping explain it all for us today is a man who studied innovation from top to bottom, steven johnson. johnson is the author of a terrific book "where good ideas come from: the natural history of innovation" and he'll show us the impact of innovation over time. steven? thanks, fareed. let's start with a long view that shows just how dramatic the change inaugurated by the modern revolution in innovation has been. this is a charted of global gdp over the last 1,000 years, which is basically the kind of best way to measu
Jun 15, 2011 4:30am PDT
. that is scheduled until 5:30 this morning. >> cheryl: still ahead -- new technology that google is unveiling to change the way you search online. >> and danger spring snow melt is creating in yosemite. [ man ] did we get anything good? sweetie i think you need a little extra fiber in your diet. fiber makes me sad. oh common. i dare you to taste one hint of ber in fiber one. oh, i'd be able to tell. why don't i just eat this bag? and how can you talk to me about fiber you enjoy that. i am. [ male announcer ] fiber beyond recognition. ber one. >> eric: good morning to you. a juinl morning and it feels one out especially inland and mild. we're on the warm side as we look at this live picture from sutro cam. mike is going to tell us how hot it's going to be. >> carolyn: rising waters are forcing campers to move to drier ground in yosemite park. there is a record snow pack to consider the park's signature water fall to roar. all the water ends up in mr. said river that is flowing very rapidly. it makes it dangerous for anybody to get too close to the river. >> eric: google is upset go the squeeze
Jun 28, 2011 6:30pm PDT
takes to the cloud and takes aim at google. the software giant today launched office 365, an online version of its iconic business software. the product is aimed at small to mid-size businesses, offering applications for communication and collaboration. office 365 also lets users in different locations edit the same word documents and excel spreadsheets. subscriptions cost from $2 to $27 a month. microsoft c.e.o. steve ballmer thinks office 365 will help people work in new ways. >> we believe that effective collaboration is a lot more than good group dynamics. it's a matter of instant access to relevant information, of ideas flowing freely, and of the right people taking the right action at the right time. >> susie: the launch comes as rival google has chipped away at microsoft's dominance in business software. 30 million people are now using its google docs application. still, microsoft dominates the productivity software market, with nine out of ten business computers running office. >> susie: tom, microsoft gained ground on today's news, rising 65 cents, or 2.5% to $25.80. let's
Jun 29, 2011 7:00am EDT
? google launches its answer to facebook. it is midday in london, 7:00 a.m. in washington, and 1:00 p.m. in the greek capital of athens, where mp's should be voting on the controversial austerity package. anyone who wants to see how controversial the tax rises in spending cuts are, look at the square outside parliament. there are thousands of protesters. these are live pictures. of course, yesterday, we have those violent clashes. riot police having to fire tear gas again. for the latest, let's join jon sopel in syntagma square. >> thank you very much and welcome to a very angry and frankly uncomfortable syntagma square. so much tear gas has been fired to keep back those who want to surge on the parliament building, where 300 greek mp's are about to vote. you can see the scene. the tear-gas rises. the tear-gas and fire grenades are fired by the authorities to keep the people back. in turn, they are coming under fire from the demonstrators, who are picking up anything they can find to throw at the police, including rocks and molotov cocktails. it has been an ugly confrontation. the one
Jun 2, 2011 6:30pm EDT
are stolen and google blames china. >> these allegations are very serious. >> smith: i'm harry smith. also tonight, a deadly tornado in an unlikely place. in this season of devastating twisters, central massachusetts is the latest target. rolling out romney 2.0. mitt romney announces his second try for the republican presidential tom nation. and changing the shape of the american diet. the pyramid is out, the plate is in. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" >> smith: good evening. we begin with a computer hacking case that carries huge international implications. that's because the targets included hundreds of high-level u.s. government officials. google says their personal gmail accounts were compromised and the attacks originated in china. today the f.b.i. was called in to investigate as federal agencies scrambled to find out if the hackers got any sensitive information. wyatt andrews has more. >> reporter: it's the second time google has blamed a major computer hacking scheme on china. this time, google says, unknown hackers from gin narntion china, a city with a
Jun 25, 2011 5:00am PDT
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Jun 2, 2011 4:30pm PDT
. >> the f.b.i. will investigate claims that china is hacking in google's e-mail system. personal g-mail of several hundred people upon was exposed including military personnel and activist. google traced it to a home city of a military school in china whose computers were linked another attack. >> google informed the state department in advance of the public announcement and the allegations are serious. we take them seriously and we are looking into them. >> google posted an on line video with instructions . china denied it supports hack part of a global security effort. the f.b.i.'s cyber division is investigating. >> still ark head on the news at four. first person to undergo a x >> >> a man from alabama is the first person in the u.s. to receive a embryonic stem cell transplant. >> they hope it will help those with spinal cord injuries. steve is reporting. >> it was the dream of christopher reeve, the super man who fought so hard for stem cell therapy and never lived to receive it. >> today tj hopes he's living that dream. he used to run like the wind and paralyzed in a devastat
Jun 24, 2011 5:00pm PDT
and those closest to the accident remain without electricity this afternoon. >> google is the atarget of a federal trade commission antitrust investigation. and google says it's cooperating with this investigation, and consumer watch wants to make sure there is a fire wall between the obama administration and google during the investigation. and another top executive from google were guests at a white house dinner. >> intel is taking part in the president's latest job creation project. the president launched his initiative at carnegie mellon university today, bringing together private companies, the government and top universities to keep america competitive. dow chemical relieved the partnership. >> this is about making sure our workers and businesses have schools to -- skills to compete better, faster and smarter than anyone else. that is what we're about. we're america well. don't just keep up with changing times, we set the pace for changing times. >> the president's latest initiative as the number of people applying for unemployment increase bid the most, ever, last month
Jun 2, 2011 1:00am PDT
dead and hundreds sick, mostly in germany. the source of the outbreak is not known. >>> google said hackers have targeted g mamail users with a phishing scheme that may have begun in china. those are the headlines. i'm zain verjee in london. "world business today" starts right now. >>> good afternoon, welcome to "world business today." i'm andrew stevens in hong kong. >> good morning for me, nina dos santos in london. >>> japan's prime minister survives a no confidence vote but signals he'll step down after the earthquake aftermath is cleaned up. >>> and hundreds of high-profile gmail accounts are breached after suspected chinese hackers go phishing. >> this guy is not the only trader who has had better days on wall street. the steepest u.s. stock slide in a year exposed fears of a stalling economy. the dow and the broader s&p posted their biggest loss since june of last year after a dismal job data, economic slowdown and a new downgrade in greece. that puts greece on par with cuba now. >> that downgrade to a caa-1 rating by moody's, something that perhaps you would expect from an i
Jun 25, 2011 6:00am PDT
. the feds are launching another investigation into google and it's business practices. this is google's second federal probe to come to light in the last couple weeks. there's some fallout for the obama administration. the president is taking heat for publicly embracing a company that may or may not be playing by the rules. >> google admits it's being investigated by the federal trade commission, the ftc, looking into complaints that google manipulates it's search engine results in order to highlight subsidiaries like youtube, while burying the competition. >> there are a huge number of complaints. many websites feel what google is doing is unfair. >> u. c. law professor, aaron edlin is an expert ons the issues. he said there's been a lot of investigation to see what they are doing is illegal. >> it may be, my betting right now, a case won't be brought. >> the government is also investigating google in connection for online advertising for so-called rogue pharmacies that operate outside the law. last year google filed a suit against those kinds of advertisers saying they are bad for u
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